A Malawi Diary, 12 Days with Biosphere Expeditions

Almost two weeks in the Malawi bush doing wildlife conservation work with Biosphere Expeditions adds up to a lot of memories of a great and fulfilling trip.

By |2018-12-04T08:46:33-05:00November 19, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Africa, Malawi, Nature and Wildlife|Tags: |7 Comments

Volunteering in Africa with Biosphere Expeditions

If you are interested in volunteering with animals in Africa, be sure you look into the Biosphere Expeditions program in Malawi.

By |2018-11-21T16:47:39-05:00November 8, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Africa, Malawi, Nature and Wildlife|Tags: |14 Comments

Unesco World Heritage Sites in Australia

Yes, Australia's Great Barrier Reef is every bit as colorful as you thought it would be, and well deserves its Unesco World Heritage site designation. Get there before it's ruined. There's a great [...]

By |2018-06-29T12:28:40-05:00June 28, 2018|Categories: Australia, Nature and Wildlife, Unesco World Heritage Sites|2 Comments

Images from the Mindo Cloud Forest, Milpe, Ecuador

I chased this guy around for a while before I caught him landing and spreading his wings. I do love this shot of the blue butterfly in the Mindo cloud forest, Milpe, Ecuador. [...]

By |2018-06-23T07:27:38-05:00June 21, 2018|Categories: Ecuador, Nature and Wildlife, Photo of the Day, South America|Tags: |2 Comments

When Your Car Falls Through the Ice

Gary Thompson of Tri-State Diving. Freshwater diving in the summer gives way to salvaging vehicles that have fallen through the ice in the winter. Gary Thompson is the guy you call when your [...]

Views of Olympic National Park, Washington

The vistas of Olympic National Park are spectacular. We spent two days walking around Olympic National Park in Washington. It's spectacular for several reasons, but unusual because of the various eco systems it [...]

Why You Should Travel to Cuba

This is why you should travel to Cuba now. First, Cuba is a living country, not a gaudy painting of an antique car on somebody's basement wall.

By |2019-04-18T17:10:55-05:00February 3, 2018|Categories: Active Travel, Caribbean, Cuba, Nature and Wildlife, Unesco World Heritage Sites|Tags: |16 Comments

2017: The Year in Photos

The past year was a bit strange for us as we traveled much less than we usually do. We made it to eight countries (not counting the U.S.) including only one we hadn't been to [...]

Jumping into Salta, Argentina

Light spring foliage in the Huaico Reserve makes it easier to spot birds–but not any easier to photograph them. When you think of Argentina, chances are Salta isn’t the first city to come [...]

By |2019-06-17T15:37:13-05:00December 7, 2017|Categories: Active Travel, Argentina, National Parks, Nature and Wildlife, South America|Tags: |1 Comment

Visiting Ushuaia: Tierra del Fuego Sensations

With its back to the world, the town of Ushuaia on the island of Tierra del Fuego at the southern tip of Argentina, casts its gaze to the South. From here, the southernmost city in the world, the big view is across the Beagle Channel, where Charles Darwin passed through, over the string of mountainous Chilean islands, and beyond to Antarctica.

By |2019-06-17T19:09:16-05:00December 4, 2017|Categories: Active Travel, Argentina, National Parks, Nature and Wildlife, South America|Tags: , |0 Comments